vdpau

VDPAU is the Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix. VDPAU was initially developed by NVIDIA as a means of video acceleration for their binary video driver but has since gained support within Gallium3D and other drivers independent of NVIDIA.

Additional Information: freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/VDPAU

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vdpau Articles & Reviews

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 On Linux: OpenGL, OpenCL,...   Graphics Cards   04 Jun 2016
Trying The New AMD GPU-PRO Linux Driver On Ubuntu With...   Display Drivers   19 Mar 2016
AMD Radeon VDPAU Video Performance With Gallium3D   Display Drivers   28 Jun 2014
NVIDIA VDPAU Performance Metrics On Ubuntu 14.04 Linux   Display Drivers   24 Jun 2014
13-Way NVIDIA VDPAU Video Decode Benchmarks   Software   26 Nov 2013
NVIDIA VDPAU Reference Benchmarks   Display Drivers   11 Jun 2012
Adobe Flash Player 11 Linux Performance   Software   09 Aug 2011
Some Good & Bad News For The Nouveau Driver   Display Drivers   10 Jan 2011
Looking At The OpenCL Performance Of ATI & NVIDIA...   Graphics Cards   06 Sep 2010
NVIDIA's 256.25 Beta Linux Driver Slows Things Down?   Display Drivers   26 May 2010
Using NVIDIA's VDPAU On Mobile Platforms   Display Drivers   06 Jan 2010
NVIDIA GeForce GT 220   Graphics Cards   19 Oct 2009
NVIDIA 190.16 Driver Brings OpenGL 3.2 To Linux   Display Drivers   22 Jul 2009
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M   Graphics Cards   19 Jun 2009
An Interview With The Developers Of FFmpeg   Software   11 Mar 2009
A NVIDIA VDPAU Back-End For Intel's VA-API   Display Drivers   03 Feb 2009
Mplayer, FFmpeg Gain VA-API Support   Software   24 Dec 2008
HD Video Playback With A $20 CPU & $30 GPU On...   Processors   11 Dec 2008
MSI GeForce 9800GT 512MB   Graphics Cards   18 Nov 2008
NVIDIA VDPAU Benchmarks   Display Drivers   14 Nov 2008
NVIDIA Driver Brings PureVideo Features To Linux   Display Drivers   14 Nov 2008

vdpau Linux News

Students Are Missing Out On An Incredible Opportunity...   Google   01 Apr 2017
10-bit HEVC Decoding For RadeonSI Gallium3D Appears...   Mesa   08 Mar 2017
X.Org Has Been Accepted For The 2017 Google Summer of...   X.Org   28 Feb 2017
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   13 Feb 2017
Libav Now Supports VA-API VP8 & MPEG2 Encode,...   Multimedia   31 Jan 2017
10-bit HEVC Decoding Support Being Worked On For...   Radeon   25 Jan 2017
The Most Popular Vulkan News From 2016   Vulkan   26 Dec 2016
Mesa 12.0.4 Released With Dozens Of Fixes   Mesa   10 Nov 2016
Don't Keep Dreaming For Linux Video Improvements On...   Intel   04 Nov 2016
OpenSUSE 42.2 RC2 Released, Disables Nouveau 3D...   SUSE   02 Nov 2016
This Mini $109 GTX 1050 Might Be Great For A HTPC /...   NVIDIA   25 Oct 2016
MPV 0.21 Player Adds CUDA, Better Raspberry Pi Support   Multimedia   20 Oct 2016
AMD Patches For OpenMAX HEVC/H.265 Decoding   Mesa   31 Aug 2016
AMD Quietly Updates AMDGPU-PRO Driver: 16.30.3-315407   Radeon   04 Aug 2016
NVIDIA 367.27 vs. 367.35 Linux Driver Benchmarks With...   NVIDIA   01 Aug 2016
NVIDIA 367.35 Released, Supports 8K H.265 Video...   NVIDIA   15 Jul 2016
GTK4, RX 480, GTX 1070/1080, Nextcloud & Other...   Phoronix   01 Jul 2016
Vulkan, Raspberry Pi 3, AMDGPU & Other Exciting...   Phoronix   28 Jun 2016
Running The NVIDIA 367.27 Linux Driver With The...   NVIDIA   14 Jun 2016
NVIDIA 367.27 Linux Driver Released As Stable With...   NVIDIA   13 Jun 2016
The 12 Big New Features Of Mesa 12.0   Mesa   31 May 2016
SteamOS 2.80 Brewmaster Lands The AMDGPU-PRO Driver   Vulkan   26 May 2016
DRI3 Support Lands In Gallium3D's Video Code   Mesa   16 May 2016
Patches Posted For Supporting DRI3 With VA-API &...   Mesa   11 May 2016
AMD Updates Carrizo Firmware To Support More UVD...   AMD   21 Apr 2016
AMDGPU X.Org 1.1 Driver Adds Polaris Support,...   Radeon   07 Apr 2016
NVIDIA 364.15 Fixes EGL Problems With Wayland, PRIME...   NVIDIA   06 Apr 2016
Raspberry Pi 3, Linux 4.6 & AMDGPU Were Popular...   Premium   31 Mar 2016
Gallium3D VDPAU Gets Better Interoperability Support...   Mesa   29 Mar 2016
Avidemux 2.6.12 Brings VP9 & H.265 Improvements   Multimedia   05 Mar 2016
Wayland & X.Org Foundation Both Make It For Google...   Wayland   01 Mar 2016
Ubuntu 16.04 Still Isn't Shipping With VDPAU, VA-API...   Ubuntu   21 Feb 2016
Libav Finally Lands VDPAU Support For Accelerated HEVC...   Multimedia   13 Feb 2016
Steam Client Beta Brings NVIDIA NVENC Encoding, Steam...   Valve   10 Feb 2016
NVIDIA 361.28 Linux Driver Released, Makes GLVND...   NVIDIA   09 Feb 2016
Some Video Acceleration Improvements Land In Gallium3D   Mesa   14 Jan 2016
NVIDIA 361.16 Beta Driver Now Includes Long-Awaited...   NVIDIA   05 Jan 2016
VLC 3.0 Continues To Be Developed With Many Changes   Multimedia   03 Jan 2016
For Those Dealing With Binary Blobs, NVIDIA Continues...   NVIDIA   30 Dec 2015
VA-API Support For Nouveau Still Being Fixed Up, H.264...   Nouveau   16 Dec 2015
MPlayer 1.2 Released   Multimedia   03 Oct 2015
Mesa 11.0 Officially Released With OpenGL 4.1 For...   Mesa   12 Sep 2015
FFmpeg 2.8 Brings Intel QSV Encoding/Decoding, HEVC...   Multimedia   09 Sep 2015
NVIDIA's VDPAU Library Exposed To Security Issue   NVIDIA   31 Aug 2015
NVIDIA 355.11 Driver Stabilizes The Series With Full...   NVIDIA   31 Aug 2015
NVIDIA 352.41 Driver Brings New GPU Support &...   NVIDIA   28 Aug 2015
Samsung Developer Posts VA-API Support For Nouveau   Nouveau   27 Aug 2015
Mesa 11.0 Has Been Branched, The Release March Begins   Mesa   22 Aug 2015
AMDGPU, HEVC Support & More Added To Mainline Mesa...   Mesa   14 Aug 2015
Ubuntu Launches Its "Fresh" Proprietary...   Ubuntu   12 Aug 2015
HEVC/H.265 Video Decode Is Present In VDPAU For AMDGPU   Radeon   08 Aug 2015
NVIDIA 355 Beta Linux Driver Released, Closer To...   NVIDIA   03 Aug 2015
NVIDIA Releases 352.30 Linux Driver   NVIDIA   28 Jul 2015
Mesa 10.6.3 Brings Bug Fixes While Waiting For OpenGL...   Mesa   26 Jul 2015
Libav & FFmpeg Add New Libmfx-based Decoders For...   Intel   26 Jul 2015
For New Developers There Are A Lot Of Ways To Help...   Nouveau   05 Jul 2015
NVIDIA/Nouveau PerfKit Implemented Over Gallium3D...   Nouveau   02 Jun 2015
Libav Adds H.264 & HEVC Encoders For NVIDIA's...   NVIDIA   31 May 2015
Features Added To Mesa 10.6 For Open-Source GPU...   Mesa   23 May 2015
Interesting GSoC 2015 Projects: Wine D3DRM,...   Google   04 May 2015
AMD Releases New "AMDGPU" Linux Kernel...   Radeon   20 Apr 2015
NVIDIA 349.16 Linux Driver Brings Fixes   NVIDIA   14 Apr 2015
NVIDIA 346.59 Linux Driver Brings Support For New GPUs   NVIDIA   07 Apr 2015
NVIDIA Linux 349.12 Beta Has Improved G-SYNC &...   NVIDIA   25 Mar 2015
Intel Adds HEVC Encode API To VA-API   Intel   19 Mar 2015
VDPAU 1.1 Library Fixes H.265/HEVC Issues   NVIDIA   16 Mar 2015
libXvMC Updated, Drops Pre-C89 Support   X.Org   14 Mar 2015
NVIDIA Announces VDPAU 1.0 With HEVC/H.265 Decoding   NVIDIA   09 Mar 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.37 Brings DXVA2 API Support Over...   WINE   23 Feb 2015
VDPAU Support Fixed Up In Latest Mesa Git   Mesa   12 Feb 2015
VLC 2.2 Has Many Features Coming, But VLC 3.0 Will Be...   Multimedia   10 Feb 2015
VDPAU API H.265 / HEVC Decoding Lands In Mainline   NVIDIA   09 Feb 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.36 Has Threadpool, CUDA 7, NVENC   WINE   09 Feb 2015
The Top AMD, Intel & NVIDIA Linux News For 2014   Hardware   30 Dec 2014
VDPAU Updated To v0.9   NVIDIA   19 Dec 2014
VDPAU H.264 Support Extended   NVIDIA   12 Dec 2014
Mesa 10.4 Brings Performance Improvements & New...   Mesa   30 Nov 2014
Using NVIDIA's NVENC On Linux With FFmpeg   NVIDIA   22 Nov 2014
NVIDIA 346.16 Beta Adds VP8 Decoding, NVENC, GTK3...   NVIDIA   13 Nov 2014
AMD's R300 Gallium3D Driver Enables VDPAU Again   AMD   28 Oct 2014
NVIDIA Linux 2D Benchmarks With The GeForce GTX 980   NVIDIA   06 Oct 2014
NVIDIA VDPAU Performance With The GeForce GTX 980   NVIDIA   05 Oct 2014
AMD Is Working On A New VA-API State Tracker For...   Mesa   28 Sep 2014
The Next AMD Catalyst Linux Driver Is Much More...   AMD   26 Sep 2014
SteamOS Update 133 Has Better Intel Performance,...   Valve   26 Aug 2014
AMD Releases UVD Video Decode Support For R600 GPUs   AMD   24 Aug 2014
Steam Now Supports VA-API For In-Home Game Streaming   Valve   21 Aug 2014
NVIDIA Is Working Towards VDPAU H.265/HEVC Support   NVIDIA   29 Jul 2014
Phoronix Test Suite 5.2.1 Released With Minor Updates   Phoronix Test Suite   11 Jul 2014
Ubuntu 14.10 Will Not Ship With Open-Source OpenCL...   Ubuntu   02 Jul 2014
VDPAU Library 0.8 Released   NVIDIA   01 Jul 2014
Gallium3D VDPAU & XvMC Support Are Now Single...   Mesa   23 Jun 2014
Radeon VCE, OpenMAX Improvements Land In Mesa   Radeon   18 Jun 2014
The Plethora Of Linux Hardware Tests Coming: Linux...   Hardware   13 Jun 2014
AMD Adds Gallium3D H.264 Profile Encoding Support   AMD   30 May 2014
XBMC 13.1 Gotham Is On Approach With Many Fixes   Multimedia   19 May 2014
Marek Patches A "Mega Radeon" Driver   Radeon   15 May 2014
Upcoming Maxwell GPUs Will Support H.265, But VP9 Is...   NVIDIA   09 May 2014
More Details On Wine's GPU Video Decode Plans   WINE   11 Apr 2014
Wine 1.7.16 Stubs Out DirectX Video Acceleration   WINE   04 Apr 2014